English UK news
  • Raise the Roof Campaign - Your Support Needed
    18 February 2010

    Raise the Roof is a campaign to get a fair deal from the Treasury for people who choose to rent out a room in their home. Since 1997 (i.e. under the current government) no change has been made to the income threshold of the Rent a Room Scheme - the threshold at present is £4,250 a year; the campaign would like to see this rise to £9,000 a year.

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  • ELTons to Come Alive at English UK Management Event
    12 February 2010

    This year’s English UK ELT Management Conference on 5th and 6th March in Reading will feature the very best in innovation in the ELT industry after it was announced that this year’s programme would include a series of sessions led by ELTon Award nominees from both the UK and International categories.

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  • Facebook support group "Save Our Language Schools" is set up
    11 February 2010

    Further to yesterday’s announcement by Alan Johnson, Home Secretary, on the new rules for International Students, a group entitled "Save Our Language Schools" has been set up on Facebook by Susan Young, Communications Consultant for English UK.

    We hope that members will join and encourage teachers and homestay families and all their contacts to join.

    You can see more information about the group and join by clicking here.

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  • Home Secretary’s announcement on changes to Tier 4 visa rules
    11 February 2010

    The Home Secretary, Alan Johnson, announced changes to the rules for International Students wishing to study in the UK yesterday.

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